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in military aid to pakistan, about one-third the annual total according to administration officials. relations between the two countries have been strained especially after the u.s. raid that kill add bin laden. only a short distance from pakistan's leading military academy. the might of those trying to survive the drought hit horn of africa is far outstripping the ability of anyone to help. u.n.'s chief refugee official said today the crisis in somalia alone is the worst humanitarian disaster in the world. to give an idea of the scale he was visiting a refugee camp the size of cleveland. tony guida has more. >> reporter: look into this child's eyes. he knows something you and i will never know, how it feels to be desperately hungry. there are many children like him in this hospital in mogadishu, malnourished children, some close to death, all refugees from the drought and violence destroying somalia. >> if you are a hungry person, somebody once told me it feels as if there is bleach in your belly. it hurts so much. >> bettina luescher speaks for the world food program, the oortion will feed 6
and villages near the base. >>> the obama administration is suspending aid to pakistan's military. the money represents 40% of the $2 billion in u.s. aid to pack pakistan. according to "new york times" it includes money for aid. >> it is difficult but must be made to work over time. until we get through these baghdad yesterday and 46,000 troops remain in iraq and scheduled to depart by the end of this year. >>> britain's defunct "news of the world" it's reported may have hacked into 9/11 victims. "news of the world" reporters said they would pay him to get the numbers of 9/11 victims, he declined. the last paper rolled off the presses yesterday, brought down by a growing hacking scandal. rue bert murdoch, the paper's owner, is deep in damage control. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision
pakistan. >> thank you very much. >> he's got a very weird accent. craig: yeah, you do is a very weird accent. >> ay. craig: say good night, everybody. good night. [cheers and applause] ,,,,,,,,,,, >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> the debt crisis hits home. more than one million californians won't get paid if washington can't figure it out. >>> plus what president obama tweeted that lost him thousands of followers. >>> drivers are going so fast that the c. has started a new crackdown using a speed trap nobody can see. >>> what did you do on this friday night? thousands laced up to say good- bye to a tray mission many of us grew up. >> i'm dana king, the republicans finally manage to pass a bill to raise the debt ceiling, but it was dead on arrival in the senate, the democrats killed it. >> we're seeing real consequences here in california. the state say 1.2 million cran i can'ts probably won't get their unemployment checks if california doesn't wrap this up by the deadline. here's how bizarre this is getting. apple, now has more cash than the u.s. treas
in 2002 in pakistan and held at a secret prison in afghanistan known as the salt pit. hosed down and left in an unheated cell overnight, rahman died of hypothermia. neither prisoner had been singled out for special interrogation. they both apparently died of simple misuse or neglect. >> pelley: david, what are you hearing about the c.i.a.'s reaction to this today? >> reporter: well, this happens to be c.i.a. director leon panetta's last day on the job before he takes over as secretary of defense. none of this happened on his watch, but he is clearly pleased by the decision. he issued a statement, saying "we are now finally about to close this chapter in our agency's history." >> pelley: thank you, david. leon panetta will be taking over tomorrow for robert gates. today, president obama surprised the outgoing defense secretary with a going-away present: the medal of freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. gates was appointed by president george w. bush four and a half years ago and stayed on to help president obama manage the wars in iraq and afghanistan. we have done a number of sto
attacks against u.s. troops in afghanistan. two sources tell us that he was killed last month in pakistan by a u.s. drone. one official said to us today, "we know we got him this time." at the white house today, the president said he will begin sending condolence letters to families of troops who commit suicide in a war zone. troops who die in combat have always received this honor. but for generations, suicide victims have not been acknowledged by the president. the white house has been reviewing this policy, but mr. obama took action one week after elaine quijano first reported this story on our broadcast. elaine? >> reporter: well, scott, the president says he made the change to the condolence letter policy to remove the stigma associated with one of the unseen wounds of war-- suicide. in a written statement, the president said: the group iraq and afghanistan veterans of america, which has been advocating for more mental health programs for veterans, called the president's action long overdue. >> while we think this is a positive first step, i think a lot more needs to be done, that th
forces in saudi arabia and pakistan after two near-death experiences he returned home with severe post traumatic stress disorder. >> before i met her, i was a wreck. i was out of control. i would start fights for no reason. >> reporter: deeply depressed and filled with rage, he decided to end his misery with his pistol. >> cocked it back. put it right in my mouth. and i sat there and i cried for about a minute or two. i was this close to pulling the trigger. >> reporter: that's when cheyenne, who was then six months old came to his rescue. >> she came up behind me and licked my ear. she gave me this look of, "what are you doing, man?" like," who is going to let me sleep in your bed. listen, if you take care of me. i'll take care of you." good girl. >> reporter: sharpe realized at that moment he had something to live for but he didn't stop there. he decided that what saved him might save others like him. so he started pet to vets, now known as p-2-v, an organization that has put dozens of injured veterans together with their own four legged saviors, dogs and cats. p-2-v makes sure it's
in the south and to the eastern border with pakistan where al qaeda still operates. general david petraeus is retiring from the army later this month and will become the new director of the c.i.a. mandy clark spoke with him today in kabul about the way forward in afghanistan. >> reporter: the last days of general david petraeus's command have been marked by two major events: the president's decision to begin withdrawing u.s. forces and, days later, an audacious attack on one of kabul's most important hotels. general petraeus told us the assault should not be seen as a setback. do you really think that the afghan security forces are ready if they can't protect a major hotel in the capital? >> i can tell you that our special forces who were supporting-- not leading and not doing-- for the afghan forces, who saw the crisis response unit, said that they responded very courageously. in fact, that they took the loss of life with the wounded in action i think underscores that fact. >> reporter: but the training of afghan forces is uneven at best. witnesses at the hotel told us some afghan police
in afghanistan and pakistan so far. do you see this as the future? >> i hope it is the future. i... i think this is something we probably should have did right after 9/11. >> reporter: crawford believes that small groups of u.s. soldiers like him will still be living with the afghan people long after the combat troops have pulled out. mandy clark, cbs news, kandahar. >> schieffer: norway's intelligence chief said today the man who's confessed to massacring 76 people last week acted alone, and tonight, we're getting our first view of the explosion in oslo. surveillance video from an electronics store shows the force of the blast. a new study may answer the question do cell phones put young people at risk of getting cancer? a cold case murder may be solved 53 years later. and presidents, generals, and privates have all been treated there. walter reed's proud history when the "cbs evening news" continues. is t oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. is i
saved his life. sharpe served with the u.s. air force security forces in saudi arabia and pakistan. after two near death experiences, he returned home with severe post traumatic stress disorder. >> before i met her, i was a wreck. i was out of control, start fights for no reason. >> reporter: deeply depressed and filled with rage, he decided to end his misery with his pistol. >> cocked it back, put it right in my mouth, and i sat there and i cried for about a minute or two. and i was this close to pulling the trigger. >> reporter: that's when cheyenne, who was then 6 months old, came to his rescue. >> she came up behind me and she licked my ear and she gave me this look of, what are you doing, man? like, who is going to let me sleep in your bed? listen, if you take care of me, i'll take care of you. good girl. >> reporter: sharpe realized at that moment he had something to live for, but he didn't stop there. he decided that what saved him might save others like him. so he started pets to vets, now known as p2v, an organization that has put dozens of injured veterans together with t
to bin laden's compound in pakistan. >>> one woman left the prison in mexico with some extra baggage that included her common-law husband. police stopped maria del mar arjona when they saw her pulling this suitcase out of prison. inside juan is curled up in the fetal position. arjona was arrested and charges are pending. >>> well, if you thought tickets were expensive, just wait. >> why airfare to europe is about to skyrocket. >>> and i'm dennis o'donnell at at&t park. he is one of the biggest surprises on the roster this season hit a grand slam in his first major league game but his defense has everybody talking about brandon crawford coming up. >> from the cbs 5 weather center monitoring thunderstorms across southern california lifting into the central valley the possibility of these storms in your neighborhood as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,, sure, pulling the mold, mildew, and grime from out of the porous caverns of grout takes the right tools, but it also takes a gentle, caring touch. before you can deep clean, you learn to get a feel for its trouble spots. a
sporting event here in the u.s., intelligence all collected from the raid on his compound in pakistan. the plots were apparently only in the discuss phase. >>> a collision involving two airliners on a runway in boston is now classified as an accident. the wing of a boeing 767 clipped the tail of a smaller commuter jet last night. it caused serious damage. part of the wing tip of the larger plane was broken off. the tail on the smaller plane was crumpled and bent. >>> we were third or fourth in line to leave for raleigh and i was half asleep. the next thing you know there is a bang. >> there were no serious injuries although one person complained of neck pain. >>> well, if you thought traffic was bad in l.a., just wait. the final countdown to what they are calling carmageddon and the incredible things drivers are willing to do just to avoid the congestion. >>> and a surgical device that could have painful complications for women. the new warning tonight from the feds. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, equipment are now in place along southern california's 405 freeway. they're getting ready for a massive
in pakistan before osama bin laden was killed. the cia set up a fake vaccination program in the town where it thought bin laden was hiding. the idea was to secure a dna sample from bin laden or a family member. no dna was obtained reportedly but the pakistani doctor who ran that program has now been arrested. >>> as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 gets closer, public interest in the world trade center site is now surging. tickets to the site's new memorial were made available monday and the online reservation system nearly crashed because of all the traffic. sean hennessey of wcbs tv has more on that. >> reporter: ever since the 9/11 terror attacks, the world trade center site has stood apart, a seemingly perpetual construction site, off limits and unwelcoming to the public. but that will all change in september when people will finally be allowed on the now hal ode ground where the towers once stood. after ten years, finally a fitting memorial to the 2,983 victims of the attacks including those who died at the pentagon. aboard united flight93 and the six who perished in the 1993 trade cente
she is encouraged by talks between india and pakistan. both nuclear nations and long time riflvals. >>> u.s. acknowledge they met with gadhafi's regime a meeting that took place last saturday. the u.s. has not said where it happened. three senior u.s. diplomats were involved. they said they gave a clear message gadhafi must step down. >>> "atlantis" heading home for the last time this this morning. it undocked from the international space station and took photo of its fly-around. it is scheduled to land on thursday which ends 30 years of shuttle missions. >>> u.s. women's soccer team back home this morning. hundreds of fans greeted them as they rolled into times square. they lost in a heartbreaker to japan on sunday. a game that, by the way, help set a global twitter record of over 7,000 tweet thanks to much. that is your latest weather. good morning. i'm not trying to move cities to different state. i'm just a little sleepy. >> raleigh would be beautiful no matter what state it's in. >> exactly. >> you're a very powerful woman so not saying you couldn't do it if you tried. thank y
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